Pommes frites

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Mon Jan 23 16:01:16 UTC 2012

On Jan 23, 2012, at 9:53 AM, Joel S. Berson wrote:

> At 1/22/2012 11:13 PM, Victor Steinbok wrote:
>> OK, carrot, beet and jicama are not technically tubers, so I should have
>> broadened that particular category. The "green bean chips", I suspect,
>> are precisely the freeze-dried green beans that I described.
> I have seen -- and actually eaten -- wasabi-flavored green pea
> chips.  (But at Trader Joe's they don't call themselves "chips", just
> "wasabi peas".  And they're not flat.)
> Also, add "buffalo chips" to "cow chips".
> Joel
You mean buffalo chips aren't potato chips flavored with Frank's hot sauce and vinegar and served with celery and blue cheese dressing?  No wonder they didn't taste right!


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